Al Faisaliyah Center

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Al Faisaliah Complex
Al Faisaliyah Center.jpg
Al Faisaliyah Center is located in Saudi Arabia
Al Faisaliyah Center
Location within Saudi Arabia
General information
Type Multi purpose, Residential, Office, Retail.
Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Coordinates 24°41′25″N 46°41′07″E / 24.69028°N 46.68528°E / 24.69028; 46.68528Coordinates: 24°41′25″N 46°41′07″E / 24.69028°N 46.68528°E / 24.69028; 46.68528
Construction started 1998
Completed 14 May 2000
Cost 800 million$
Height
Roof 267 m (876 ft)[1]
Top floor 195.0 m (640 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 44 (30 above ground)
Lifts/elevators 44
Design and construction
Architect Foster & Partners
References
[2]

The Al Faisaliyah Centre (or Al Faisaliah Centre, Arabic: برج الفيصلية‎) is a commercial skyscraper located in the business district of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is the fourth tallest building in Saudi Arabia after the Kingdom Centre, Burj Rafal and Abraj Al Bait. It is also called Star Dome.[3]The round portion at the top of Faisaliah Center is a restaurant called “The Globe”. The Globe is one of the premium restaurants in Saudi Arabia and has 360 degree views that make it unique.

History and structure[edit]

The construction of Al Faisaliyah Centre was completed on May 2000.[3] The 267 meters high skyscraper was opened to the public in the same month and it consists of 44 floors.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SkyscraperPage - Al Faisaliah Center, source: Foster & Partners
  2. ^ "Al Faisaliyah Center". SkyscraperPage.
  3. ^ a b "Al Faisaliyah Center". Emporis. Retrieved 2 October 2014.
  4. ^ "الأمير سلطان يفتتح برج الفيصلية ويسلم جائزة الملك فيصل الرياض ترسخ مكانتها عاصمة للثقافة العربية". Alhayat (in Arabic). Retrieved 2017-11-05.

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Records
Preceded by
Tallest building in Saudi Arabia
2000 – 2002
Succeeded by
Kingdom Centre